01 May 2013
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. Announcement pursuant to Greek Law 3556/2007
Athens, Greece – 1 May 2013 – Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca-Cola Hellenic, the Company) announces, in compliance with Greek Law 3556/2007, 3340/2005, HCMC Decisions 1/434/3.7.2005, 3/347/12.7.2005 and HCMC Circular No. 33, that it received on 29 April 29 2013, a notification under Greek law 3556/2007 by The Coca-Cola Company according to which the percentage of shares and voting rights that the latter held in Coca-Cola Hellenic indirectly through The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, Coca-Cola Overseas Parent Limited, Barlan, Inc., Refreshment Product Services Inc. and Αtlantic Industries (the "TCCC Entities") dropped from 23.2% that it held until 24 April 2013 to 0. This shareholding change was effected pursuant to the tender by the TCCC Entities of the Company’s shares it held, in the context of the tender offer launched by Coca-Cola HBC AG for the total number of ordinary shares of the Company.
About Coca-Cola Hellenic
Coca-Cola Hellenic is the second-largest bottler of products of The Coca-Cola Company in terms of volume with sales of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has a broad geographic footprint with operations in 28 countries serving a population of more than 579 million people. Coca-Cola Hellenic offers a diverse range of ready-to-drink non-alcoholic beverages in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, tea and coffee categories. Coca-Cola Hellenic is committed to promoting sustainable development in order to create value for its business and for society. This includes providing products that meet the beverage needs of consumers, fostering an open and inclusive work environment, conducting our business in ways that protect and preserve the environment and contribute to the socio-economic development of our local communities.
Coca-Cola Hellenic‘s shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEEK), with a standard listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: CCB). Coca-Cola Hellenic’s American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CCH). Coca-Cola Hellenic is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability and FTSE4Good Indexes. For more information, please visit www.coca-colahellenic.com .